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What are some activities at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee?

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Activities at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee include exploring the on-site farm, learning how to fly fish, going horseback riding or taking leisurely carriage rides. Less strenuous activities include picnics or sunning by the pool. The Wellhouse spa offers fitness classes, body treatments and guided walks into the forest.

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Blackberry Farms has two ponds and a stream on site and is within easy reach of trout streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Hess Creek is on the resort's property and is home to rainbow and brown trout. Walland Pond and Singing Brook Pond offer bass, catfish, bream and trout. Guided tours and fly-fishing instruction are available, including escorted trips into the national park.

Guided horseback rides are available for all skill levels. Beginners can take the Farmstead Ride, a tour of the farm at a slow pace. Skilled equestrians familiar with English riding may enjoy the Hunter Pace ride. This excursion involves trotting, galloping and jumping. Horse-drawn carriage rides around the resort are also available.

The Wellhouse spa offers single and couple's massages using locally produced ingredients, such as lavender and vanilla-bourbon body oil. Some of the yoga and fitness classes are held in the Deep Healing Woods, a secluded area of the forest that?s a short walk from the spa.

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